School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences

Welcome and thank you visiting our website! The School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences (SNBS) at William Carey University strives to improve the scientific literacy of al WCU students by providing a number of excellent opportunities for comprehensive undergraduate and graduate education within a Christian environment.

The faculty and staff of SNBS are talented, cohesive, and compassionate Christian Individuals who value our roles as mentor and take serious the WCU commitment to foster student excellence. Our students are challenged to expand their analytical skills, gains hands-on experience within a number of field settings, and develop a spirit of service that will benefit the WCU and surrounding community.

Undergraduate in natural and behavioral Sciences (biology, mathematics, chemistry, and psychology) are designed to aid students in building highly marketable skills and abilities. Our graduates routinely secure our employment in the local community or pursue graduate/ professional study in biological or chemical sciences, mathematics, medical and health occupations, law business, education and mental health arenas.

Graduate study within SNBS currently consists of our Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology program in which students have the opportunity develop advanced therapeutic relationship skills, enhance their utilization of psychology research to ameliorate human suffering, and hone their ability to foster resiliency and excellence in human performance.

Graduates of the program are prepared to assume counselor and leadership positions within private, non-profit, and state organizations. In fact, a number of our graduates pursue Mississippi licensure as professional counselors, school counselors, or school psychometricians.

Please take a moment to explore the departmental web pages for more specific on our program of study, and then contact us to arrange a campus visit. We hope you will elect to join us “Expect great things from God and attempt great things for God".

Warmest Regards, 

Frank G. Baugh, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
William Carey University
Box 155
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601-318-6470
Fax: 601-318-6488

School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences News

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Monday, January 4, 2016
William Carey University will offer an online master’s degree in criminal justice beginning with the winter term in February 2016.
The master’s degree offers several benefits to those with an interest in the field, said Dr. Karla Pope, chair of Carey’s Department of Criminal Justice.